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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Fat Rabbit Racing on a Sunday Morning - Columbus OH

Arnold Sports Festival to Partner with Fat Rabbit Racing in the Creation of the Inaugural Arnold Cycling Challenge

The Arnold Sports Festival 2008 will present a new Olympic sport in 2008, The Arnold Cycling Challenge, a short distance criterium road race Sunday morning March 2 in downtown Columbus.

Jim Lorimer, Producer of the Arnold Sports Festival commented, "The Arnold Sports Festival grows annually and this event will present an exciting new element of athletic acumen to the Weekend."

"The Arnold Cycling Challenge will be a test of speed and endurance on a criterium course," said Craig Thompson, CEO of Fat Rabbit Racing. "We will welcome the top male and female cyclists from across the country to participate in this high caliber event."

Thompson added, "The Arnold Cycling Challenge will kick off the 2008 cycling season for Ohio and indeed the Midwest. Our cyclists will have to begin their training earlier in the winter months and the element of the weather will add some unique but fun challenges."

The Arnold Cycling Challenge will showcase Category 1, 2 & 3 riders will be attracted by the prize money with a total purse of $10,000. The categories are based on experience and placements in previous races. The event will be sanctioned by USA Cycling.


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